Brief description: The ARISE Programme invites Applications from African nationals registered for Masters or Doctoral studies in the fields of Agriculture, Medical Sciences, Engineering and Energy.
The Africa Regional International Staff/Student Exchange (ARISE): Food Security and Sustainable Human Wellbeing
Application Deadline: 25th August 2016
Offered annually? No
Eligible Countries: African countries
To be taken at (Universities): Addis Ababa University, University of Rwanda, University of Cape Town, University of Ghana, Makerere University and University of Nairobi.
Eligible Fields of Study: Agriculture, Medical Sciences, Engineering and Energy.
About the Award: The Africa Regional International Staff/Student Exchange: Food Security and Sustainable Human Wellbeing (ARISE) is a programme designed to provide resources and opportunities for student and staff mobility throughout four regions of Africa.
ARISE offers support for Masters and Doctoral studies as well as shorter research and administrative visits between consortium partners in the following thematic fields: Agriculture, Engineering, Energy and Health Sciences.
Type: Masters or Doctoral studies
Eligibility: To qualify, students must:
- be registered for a full degree Masters or Doctoral programme at a home African university to spend time (minimum 10 months) at one of the ARISE partner institution.
- return to their home institution after the exchange period to complete their degree.
Selection Criteria: Application Requirements for Masters and Doctoral exchanges:
- Candidate must be a registered student at home university.
- Must secure an academic host at the host university.
- Applications are considered on merit and must meet academic requirements
Number of Awardees: Not stated
Value of Scholarship: The Scholarship covers
- Roundtrip flight ticket and visa costs (using a preferred travel agent and calculated against direct linear distance)
- Direct participation costs such as tuition fees, registration fees and service fees where applicable
- Comprehensive Travel Insurance (Health, Accident and Travel)
- A monthly subsistence allowance for the mobility period. Monthly Subsistence: €600 Masters, €900 Doctorates, €1000 staff members
Duration of Scholarship:
- Masters: 24 months
- PhD: 36 mnths
- Staff: 6 months
How to Apply: Interested candidates should apply here
Award Provider: The Africa Regional International Staff/Student Exchange (ARISE)